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Amos 8 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:1 - Thus the Lord GOD showed me: behold, a basket of summer fruit.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:2 - And he said, "Amos, what do you see?" And I said, "A basket of summer fruit." Then the LORD said to me, "The end has come upon my people Israel; I will never again pass by them.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:3 - The songs of the temple shall become wailings in that day," says the Lord GOD; "the dead bodies shall be many; in every place they shall be cast out in silence."

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:4 - Hear this, you who trample upon the needy, and bring the poor of the land to an end,

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:5 - saying, "When will the new moon be over, that we may sell grain? And the sabbath, that we may offer wheat for sale, that we may make the ephah small and the shekel great, and deal deceitfully with false balances,

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:6 - that we may buy the poor for silver and the needy for a pair of sandals, and sell the refuse of the wheat?"

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:7 - The LORD has sworn by the pride of Jacob: "Surely I will never forget any of their deeds.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:8 - Shall not the land tremble on this account, and every one mourn who dwells in it, and all of it rise like the Nile, and be tossed about and sink again, like the Nile of Egypt?"

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:9 - "And on that day," says the Lord GOD, "I will make the sun go down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:10 - I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; I will bring sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness on every head; I will make it like the mourning for an only son, and the end of it like a bitter day.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:11 - "Behold, the days are coming," says the Lord GOD, "when I will send a famine on the land; not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:12 - They shall wander from sea to sea, and from north to east; they shall run to and fro, to seek the word of the LORD, but they shall not find it.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 - "In that day the fair virgins and the young men shall faint for thirst.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:14 - Those who swear by Ash'imah of Sama'ria, and say, 'As thy god lives, O Dan,' and, 'As the way of Beer-sheba lives,' they shall fall, and never rise again."
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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